The Charger Bulletin

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Cameron Hines

May 1, 2013

In 1988, the people of Chile were given an option: they could either vote to keep dictator Augusto Pinochet in power for another eight years or abolish the dictatorship. The people could either vote “Yes” or “No,” and the vote would decide whether dictatorship would continue or if democracy would...

Poll: Chileans unhappy with gov’t’s quake response

Liz De La Torre

March 7, 2010

From The Associated Press CONCEPCION, Chile – Most Chileans are unhappy with their government's response to the catastrophic earthquake and squarely blame President Michelle Bachelet for shortcomings, according to a poll published Sunday. But some veteran aid experts are impressed by how quickly...

Chile Struck by 5th Largest Earthquake Ever

Erin Ennis

March 3, 2010

Following the massive earthquake that struck the small and poverty-stricken country of Haiti on Jan. 12, 2010, countless people worldwide were shocked by the pictures and news of destruction, death, and losses. Many felt that this would be the natural disaster of 2010: much like the tsunami of 2004 and...

Chile Troops, Police Attack Post-Quake Looting

The Associated Press

March 3, 2010

CONCEPCION, Chile – Rescuers found signs of life in the wreckage of a 15-story building Monday as the world offered aid to victims of an earthquake that killed more than 700 people. Troops and police arrested dozens of people for violating a curfew designed to prevent looting. The toll of dead rose to ...

Chile quake death toll hits 708 as rescue ramps up

Liz De La Torre

February 28, 2010

From The Associated Press CONCEPCION, Chile – Heroism and banditry mingled on Chile's shattered streets Sunday as rescuers braved aftershocks digging for survivors and the government sent soldiers and ordered a nighttime curfew to quell looting. The death toll climbed to 708 in one of the biggest...

Quake-triggered tsunami rushes ashore in Hawaii

Liz De La Torre

February 27, 2010

From The Associated Press HONOLULU, Hawaii – A tsunami triggered by the Chilean earthquake sent a surge of water ashore in Hawaii, California and islands in the South Pacific on Saturday as the waves continued onto Alaska and parts of Asia. There were no immediate reports of widespread damage,...

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